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Sweden Can No Longer Guarantee Refugee Beds
World  (tags: Refugee crisis )

- 21 days ago -
Sweden is struggling to provide enough beds for the record number of refugees crossing into the country from Germany and elsewhere, the government confirmed on Thursday. We are in in a very dramatic situation...
It's World Orangutan Day!
Animals  (tags: Orangutans, endangered spieces )

- 98 days ago -
In Malay Orang means "Person" and Utan is derived from hutan, which means "forest". Thus, orangutan literally means "Person of the forest"
International Day of the World's Indigenous People
World  (tags: Indigenous People, Human Rights )

- 108 days ago -
The United NationsâEUR(TM) (UN) International Day of the World's Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the worldâEUR(TM)s indigenous peoples...
Agroforestry. Trees of Life. Trees for Life
Environment  (tags: Trees for life )

- 176 days ago -
Agroforestry is a relatively new word that refers to growing trees together with other agricultural crops and animals, with benefits to plants, animals, people, and the environment...
Ecosia; Plant Trees One Search at a Time...
Environment  (tags: Plant more trees! )

- 177 days ago -
2 million trees planted!!!
Help the People of Nepal
World  (tags: Nepal, earth quake )

- 213 days ago -
It is the nightmare scenario aid workers and government officials have long feared: a massive earthquake striking NepalâEUR(TM)s densely populated Kathmandu Valley, with tens of thousands feared dead...
Sweden 'Least Religious' Nation in Western World
Society & Culture  (tags: Freedom from religion )

- 225 days ago -
Almost eight out of ten Swedes are either "not religious" or "convinced atheists", according to a new global study that concludes the Nordic nation is the least religious in the West...
Why the West Needs to Ditch Its Exceptionalist Mindset
World  (tags: Rich World, Poor World )

- 225 days ago -
Is this the beginning of the end of the West? It is most certainly too early to say. But if recent events prompt an earnest discussion in Washington and European capitals, then it would be long overdue. Considering recent history, Europeans should know...
A Tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr
World  (tags: Peace, Non-violence, Huamn Rights )

- 310 days ago -
This is from 2011. But today is Martin Luther King Day...
Charlie Hebdo: The Publication That Mocks Everyone
World  (tags: Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Speech )

- 321 days ago -
French leaders, Muslims, Jews, the pope -- all have been the target over the years of the weekly's crude...Satire!
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